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By day, I work as a buyer for a chain of hardware stores, taking care of several departments, including tools. It can be a lot of fun seeing and getting to play with all the new "stuff" that comes out, especially from the power tool companies. Unfortunately, it can also be hard on the wallet!

Outside of work, I spend a lot of time hunting, riding my motorcycle, playing bass guitar and doing home improvement projects. I took quite a few woodworking and drafting classes back in high school 20+ years ago, really enjoyed them and somehow even managed to win a few awards. (Lack of talent can be compensated for by having good teachers) Since then, those skills have deteriorated as I have spent more time doing remodeling and rough carpentry than fine woodwook and cabinetry.

I have finally been able to spend some time getting a (very small) shop set up and want to get back to more woodworking. After lurking on LJ for quite a while, it was apparent that I could learn a lot from the members here, as well as get quite a bit of inspiration for future projects.

-- "My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right." Abraham Lincoln

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#1 posted 05-07-2012 01:40 AM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#2 posted 05-07-2012 01:48 AM

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 05-07-2012 02:30 AM

Welcome Jay. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#4 posted 05-07-2012 03:32 AM

Glad to see that you have made LumberJocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#5 posted 05-07-2012 05:36 AM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 05-07-2012 02:11 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#7 posted 05-07-2012 02:11 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#8 posted 08-30-2013 12:22 PM

Really like your tag line. Right on!!

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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